NAS Buyers Guide – Synology, QNAP, Asustor, Thecus, Drobo and Netgear

A Guide to Choosing the Right NAS Choosing the right NAS for your needs is not always as easy as you would like. Often when purchasing your first NAS server, most of the decisions you make will be based on your understanding of home computers PCs and laptops. However, though a NAS server very similar […]

Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 6

The Synology Mobile Apps for iOS, Android and Windows Mobile Explained As Internet access grows popular on mobile devices, Synology provides you with several creative alternatives to communicate with your Synology NAS using iOS/Android, Windows Phone, or other mobile devices. Manage DSM Settings with DSM mobile. The Synology Mobile Applications for Android, iOS and Windows […]

Choosing the Right Cloud Service to Backup your NAS

Why Should you Backup your NAS to a Cloud Provider Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Cloud synchronization integrate the advantages of off-site public cloud and safety and access of private cloud. This enables you to effortlessly connect your NAS to public cloud services, such as Amazon Drive, BackBlaze B2, Dropbox, Google Cloud Storage, Microsoft Azure, […]

Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 5

Best Ways to Backup over the Network on your Synology NAS Synology offers comprehensive backup solutions for your computer and Synology NAS, allowing you to back up data on your computer to Synology NAS. If you are a user belonging to the administrator’s group, you can also back up the Synology NAS data with local […]

QNAP HS-453DX – Even MORE Information Released

Brand New Information on the QNAP HS-453DX SilentNAS A fanless, HDD + M.2 SSD hybrid 10GbE Silent NAS that supports HDMI 2.0 4K playback, blending your aesthetics, entertainment and lifestyle. The HS-453DX is equipped with Intel® Celeron® J4105 quad-core processor and supports HDMI 2.0 (4K @60Hz) output. It can output high-quality images to 4K large […]

Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 4

All the ways to Access the files on your Synology NAS When you have set up users or groups with proper access privileges to the shared folders, they can share their files with your Synology NAS from anywhere. This chapter explains the ways to access the Synology NAS shared folders within the local network or […]

QNAP Thunderbolt 3 to 10GbE Network Converter QNA-T310G1T and QNA-T310G1S

Edit on your 10GBe NAS over Thunderbolt 3 with the QNA-T310G1T and QNA-T310G1S The new QNAP QNA Thunderbolt 3-to 10Gbe Network Converter allows easy access to 10Gbe high-speed Ethernet for Mac or Windows computers with Thunderbolt3 type-C connection, making portable devices without a 1Gbe port easy connection to a 1/2.5/5/10GBe network. With the convenient and portable QNA-T310G1T […]

Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 3

How to Accessing your Synology NAS Anywhere You can connect to your Synology NAS over the Internet, allowing its services to be accessible from anywhere and anytime. This part of the NASCompares Synology guide explains the basics regarding using the Synology EZ-Internet wizard, advanced port forwarding functions, and DDNS hostname registration to connect your Synology […]

BTRFS now Available on the Synology DS218 and DS418

BTRFS Update for the Synology DS418 and DS218 NAS Great news for those that have purchased, or are considering purchasing the cost-effective Synology DS218 2-Bay or DS418 4-Bay NAS, you are now able to use the Synology BTRFS file system. Previously these budget-friendly NAS devices featured the Realtek RTD1296 1.4GHz Quad Core CPU and 2GB […]

Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 2

Perfect Setup for your Storage Space, Volumes and RAID Before taking advantage of the various features of your Synology NAS, you need to set up at least one storage space. This chapter explains how Storage Manager can help you manage different types of RAID and non-RAID storage spaces such as storage pools and volumes, as […]

Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router – Datasheet and Specs Released

New Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router Almost Released The MR2200ac provides a secure and stable network connection, intelligent Mesh Wi-Fi capabilities and professional parental monitoring, along with a number of award-winning Synology Router Managers (SRMs), and additional MR2200ac extended network coverage. The new Mesh Router MR2200ac from Synology NAS brings you comprehensive Wi-Fi coverage in your […]

QNAP QNA-T310G1T and QNA-T310G1S Thunderbolt-to-10Gbe Adapters Revealed

Brand New QNAP 10GBASE-T and SFP+ to Thunderbolt Adapters Announced – QNA-T310G1T and QNA-T310G1S For those that are keen thunderbolt 3 users, I am pleased to confirm that QNAP is developing their own Thunderbolt-to-10GBe adapters, QNA-T310G1T and QNA-T310G1S, that support both 10GBASE-T and SFP+ respectively. For those that have been looking at simplifying their editing workflow in 2018 and 2019 by […]

Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 1

Things you can do with a Synology NAS and DSM 6.2 Congratulations on your purchase of Synology NAS. Synology NAS is a multi-functional Network-Attached Storage server, serving as a file-sharing center within your Intranet. Moreover, it is specially designed for a variety of purposes, allowing you to perform the following tasks with the web-based Synology […]

Synology or QNAP NAS Drive vs Google Drive Cloud

NAS Drive Vs Google Drive for your Cloud Storage For many of us that have been using third-party cloud providers such as Google Drive for the synchronisation, backup and anywhere-access of data, the idea of switching to a network attached storage device can be intimidated. The fact that Google Drive gives you access via your […]

Update on the QNAP HS-453DX Silent 10Gbe HDMI 2.0 NAS

The QNAP HS-453DX Silent NAS – Big Update on Potentially the Best NAS Of 2018 This year has been a big year for network attached storage. Although NAS has already made its way into the home and business market, in 2018  we have seen some genuinely innovative pieces of hardware be developed that can result […]

Synology DS119j vs Synology DS118 – Which Should you Buy?

The New DS119j or the Old DS118? Which Budget NAS deserves your data? With Network Attached Storage (NAS) being so popular these days, it is completely understandable that in order for everyone to buy one, some more affordable NAS solutions need to be developed. As much as you want a NAS that can do EVERYTHING, it […]

Synology DS1419dva Diskstation NAS with Nvidia GeForce Support

Brand New Synology DS1419dva NAS for 2019 With the Synology 2019 Launch event happening right now (over the next two months we will be seeing several separate events in different countries taking place) we are getting a better idea fo what Synology have in store for us in 2019. One of the most interesting pieces […]

Synology UC300 Unified Storage NAS for SERIOUS Business

Brand New Synology UC300 RackStation NAS for 2019 Synology has really been cultivating an awareness of business needs in the last few years and the newly announced Unified Controller NAS, the UC300 is potentially their finest example yet. As one of the biggest names in network attached storage (NAS) they already have a firm holding […]

Synology DS1819+ NAS for Business Storage

Brand New Synology DS1819+ Desktop NAS for 2019 With so much high-end rackmount and Surveillance optimized hardware being discussed at Synology, it is great to hear that there is a brand new Diskstation 8-Bay DS1819+ NAS coming. Although this is not the first 8-Bay Synology Diskstation, all indications point to it being a spiritual successor […]

Synology 2019 UK Launch Event Round-up

Synology 2019 London Launch Event Review One of the biggest names in Network Attached Storage once again hosts their annual conference, appearing in numerous different countries over the next month or so, it is now the turn of London, United Kingdom to host the Synology conference to give us a taste of what 2019 has in […]